A Fresh Beat in Country Music: LECADE Joins the Big Leagues
In a striking move that echoes their discovery of Bailey Zimmerman, 10th Street Entertainment has just welcomed a new gem to their artist roster - 20-year-old Cade Brinkley, better known as LECADE. This young talent hails from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and has quickly made a name for himself by blending traditional country melodies with an innovative mix of hip-hop beats.
From Social Media to Stardom
LECADE's journey to stardom began in early 2022, starting off independently on social media platforms. His debut single “No Good” took the online world by storm, amassing 3.7 million streams. This success was just the beginning, as his album "Chasing Ghosts" and subsequent singles “When I’m Gone” (36 million streams) and “Sober Me Up” (15 million streams) skyrocketed his popularity. Today, LECADE boasts over 100 million total streams and has a massive following of 2.3 million monthly listeners on Spotify alone.
10th Street Entertainment's Vision for LECADE
Scott Frazier, the Senior Vice President of 10th Street Entertainment, expressed his excitement about LECADE’s unique talent, comparing his discovery to that of Bailey Zimmerman. Frazier believes in LECADE's vision and is confident about introducing his art to a global audience. The whole team at 10th Street is thrilled to be a part of LECADE's musical journey.
LECADE himself is over the moon about joining 10th Street Entertainment, praising their reputation for nurturing artists. He values the support of such a dedicated team and looks forward to his musical evolution.
New Collaborations and Opportunities
LECADE's rising fame has also led to his signing with WME. Kevin Meads, a Partner at WME, is excited about integrating LECADE into their family and exposing his unique sound to a broader audience. LECADE has already performed alongside artists like Parker McCollum and is set to appear in several festivals in 2024.
A Creative Synergy with Nashville Producer Austin Shawn
Austin Shawn, a renowned Nashville producer, remarked on the natural synergy between him and LECADE. Their collaboration promises exciting new music, beginning with LECADE's latest single ‘Next Town Over’, released on November 10th as his debut track with Big Machine Records.
The Team Behind the Talent
LECADE's impressive lineup includes booking agents Joey Lee, Alex Luebbert, and Kevin Meads at WME, with FBMM handling his business management.
LECADE: A New Era in Country Music
LECADE's ascent in the country music scene marks the beginning of a new era. Blending heartfelt lyrics about relationships with a fusion of country and hip-hop, he's not just a musician; he's a genre-bending innovator. Keep your eyes (and ears) on LECADE – he's the fresh beat in country music that’s set to take the world by storm.